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3.2.2 Other files


You may add a line to /etc/networks so that your VPN will get a symbolic name. For example:



You may add this line to /etc/services. The effect is that you may supply a ‘tinc’ as a valid port number to some programs. The number 655 is registered with the IANA.

tinc            655/tcp    TINC
tinc            655/udp    TINC
#                          Ivo Timmermans <>